New Hit Series: ‘Call The Midwife’ (Updated)

New Hit Series: ‘Call The Midwife’ (Updated)

Nov 09

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New Hit Series: ‘Call The Midwife’

Call the Midwife is a moving and intimate insight into the colorful world of midwifery and family life in 1950’s East London. We are introduced to the community through the eyes of young nurse Jenny Lee as she arrives at Nonnatus House to live and work as a midwife alongside an Order of Nuns.

As Jenny comes to terms with her new life, we meet some phenomenal people who prove that their warmth, resilience and determination are to be admired beyond measure. At the heart of this world are the Sisters of St. Raymond Nonnatus who have been active in the East End as Anglican nursing nuns since the beginning of the 20th century. The Sisters and the midwives of Nonnatus House carry out many nursing duties across the community. However, with between 80 and 100 babies being born each month in Poplar alone, their primary work is to help bring safe childbirth to women in the area and to look after their countless newborns.

Starring newcomer Jessica Raine as Jenny, the cast includes Jenny Agutter, Pam Ferris, Miranda Hart and Judy Parfitt. Three other new faces, Helen George, Bryony Hannah and Laura Main complete the regular ensemble cast. Vanessa Redgrave provides the narration as the mature Jenny.

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RELATED LINKS:

Call The Midwife Website
Pulse Midwifery Resource Page

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2 comments

  1. I click on the videos and they disapear, why is this?

  2. H. Stalling. That’s weird. They play fine for me. You might want to try using another browser. I’m using Google Chrome. You can also watch them on the PBS website: http://www.pbs.org/programs/call-the-midwife/

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